About Privacy108

About Us

Our team understands sophisticated technology, IT systems and concepts, complex relationships with service providers and the importance of developing the right organisational culture.  We provide practical guidance and advice so organisations achieve their goals while meeting their compliance obligations.

Our specialist areas include information security, privacy and data protection, telecommunications and technology issues.

Our services include:

  • Privacy impact assessments;
  • Development and implementation of privacy management programs;
  • Privacy compliance programs including GDPR readiness;
  • Data breach response and notification;
  • Advice on the use of the cloud and other third party service providers;
  • Developing an organisational security culture; and
  • Training and awareness programs.

Who we are

Dr Jodie Siganto PhD LLM CISSP CIPM CIPP/E CISM CIPT

Jodie uses her extensive experience in the legal, privacy and data security industries to offer a unique capability to advise on a wide range of privacy, security and technology issues. Following a stint in private practice, she has held in-house counsel roles for Tandem Computers, Unisys Asia and Dell. In 2000, She co-founded data security firm, Bridge Point Communications.

Pursuing her interest in the intersection of privacy, security and the law Jodie completed her doctorate on privacy and information security practice in 2014.

She is committed to developing and supporting privacy and security practitioners in Australia and has been involved with a range of privacy industry groups, including as the Chair of the AISA Policy Committee and AISA Education Director.

Dr Siganto is a certified instructor for the International Association of Privacy Practitioners (IAPP) and (ISC)2 and regularly delivers security and privacy training for the British Standards Institute.

Tom Mackie LLB

Tom is a Privacy Consultant for Privacy108, who holds an LLB from the University of Queensland (UQ). He has worked with clients across the healthcare, tourism and education sectors, providing compliance advice for the EU GDPR, Australian Privacy Act and Spam Act, and data protection laws in Asia-Pacific.

As a consultant, Tom has worked closely with a number of clients, building long term relationships as well as an understanding of some of the issues and opportunities in the operationalisation of privacy compliance.

Tom has variously worked as a research assistant and sessional lecturer in privacy law at UQ and QUT and has published a journal article on Australia’s liability laws as they apply to self-driving cars. Tom has a strong interest in research which he continues to pursue, more recently been in a research project relating to Australia’s new Consumer Data Rights.

Jess Bujaroski LLB (Hons) CIPM

Jess is a Data Privacy Lawyer and Consultant for Privacy 108. Graduating from USQ, Jess has worked in both private practice and in-house roles as well as across various industries including finance and not-for-profits. Her most recent position with one of the UK’s best known charities involved the design and implementation of a GDPR compliance program, and gave her unique hands-on experience with some of the challenges faced when uplifting an organisation’s privacy maturity.

Jess is excited to be back in Australia and is looking forward to helping organisations across the APAC region understand and meet their privacy obligations. She can assist with:

  • Privacy compliance reviews;
  • Privacy impact assessments; and
  • Contract reviews.